CHDV/FACS 154 (03)
Issues in Parenting - Fall, 2012
Hembree 

 

Discussion Assignment #2

Assisted Reproduction (6 points)

Note: you must be present for class discussion in order to receive credit for this assignment. Assignments must be word processed and completed before class in order to receive full credit.

I. Read the following on line articles:  

http://www.thehastingscenter.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/Briefing_Book/assisted%20reproduction%20chapter.pdf

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/12/health/12ivf.html?_r=1

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/13/us/13surrogacy.html

 

II. Making reference to the above reading, respond to the following discussion questions (responses should be word-processed):

1) What is ART and what are some the reasons that ART might be used? 

2) Discuss three ethical issues related to the use of ART. What are your views with regard to these ethical issues?   (Be sure to provide an argument for your position)

3) Given the content of these articles, what sorts of advice might you offer to parents considering ART regarding legal and ethical issues?

 

 

 

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California State University, Sacramento

College of Education

Department of Child Development

Updated: January 20, 2012

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